ICv2 has released their most recent market report and some interesting things came out of the report.
- The retailer hobby game market grew at a rate of 20% in 2013. This marks five consecutive years of retailer sales increases in the hobby gaming market and effectively a 70% increase since the crash in 2008 when the market shrank 5% in sales.
- With no new products to sale on retail bookshelves Dungeons and Dragons continued to drop in sales to an astonishing fourth place. Currently the game sits behind (1) Paizo's Pathfinder, (2) Fantasy Flight's Star Wars, and (3) Evil Hat's Fate.
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